Advocacy

Many Thriving Businesses. One Unified Voice.

We balance the needs of doing business in our community with the desire to maintain a high quality of life for the people who call Greensboro home.

Vote on July 26th!

Greensboro City Council and Mayoral Elections are coming up next month. Make sure you’re registered to vote, know your district, and we have a few resources as you’re making your decision.

Don’t know your district? It’s super easy to find out. Click the link below to enter your address.

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Greensboro voters will decide whether to authorize the City to borrow up to $135 million for parks and recreation, housing, and transportation projects and fire fighting and law enforcement facilities.

Watch the recording of our July Coffee & Conversation to learn more about the bonds.

Find out more here

On June 15, the Chamber, synerG Young Professionals, and Action Greensboro hosted a Candidate’s Forum for four focus areas: equity, housing, safe community, and transportation. Participating candidates were for Greensboro City Council and the mayoral election.

View the recording here

Want to learn more about the candidates and the bonds up for vote? Triad City Beat, a Greensboro Chamber member, developed a non-partisan voter guide to help inform your decision.

2022 Voter Guide

What We Advocate For

What We’ve Accomplished

We keep track of our past Legislative Agendas and what we accomplish in each session. To see how your representatives voted on any of the below measures, check out the NC Chamber’s report on their Jobs Agenda.

Who Can Help You

NC General Assembly

Find your legislators in the North Carolina Senate and House of Representatives who can help affect change in our state and local laws.

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Greensboro City Council

Our city is governed by our mayor and eight elected members who represent Greensboro.

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Guilford County Commissioners

Our county is governed by nine elected members, including the chair, who represent Guilford County.

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Guilford County Board of Education

Guilford County Schools is governed by nine elected members, including the chair, who establish policies for students and faculty within the public school system.

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North Carolina Chamber

North Carolina’s largest business advocacy organization supports and represents businesses and local chambers at a state level.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The world’s largest business organization that represents all sizes and sectors of business in the United States.

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Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP)

We connect local businesses with motivated student apprentices to foster economic growth and maintain a classroom-to-career pipeline.


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Intracity Visit

In June 2021, the Chamber team took part in our first intracity visit, focusing on economic recovery and growth within our community.


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Advocacy Resources

Podcasts

Tune in to Impact: The Boro, our podcast about leadership, small business, entrepreneurship and community. New episodes on Thursdays.

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COVID Resources

Get the latest information about COVID-19 city ordinances, public testing centers, vaccination distribution, and more.

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Equity Resources

We’re committed to advancing racial equity. Take a look at a number of equity initiatives both inside the Chamber and as part of the community as a whole.

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Committee Members

The Government Affairs Committee is made up of individuals who help the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce develop its advocacy positions.

Meet the Committee

Circle of Champions

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Kelly Office Solutions

Staunton Capital, Inc.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Ralph Lauren

We know and grow Greensboro.